An obsession with polished aspirational black music finally carried me to Detroit. I had come to rediscover the heartbreak of first love and unearth a few last Okeh "cover ups". Poking my nose against a high window in the MGM Grand Hotel I survey this strung out city constructed on the lands of the People of the Three Fires. Michigan Central looms in front of me, the morose … [Read more...]
About Andrew Lees
Andrew Lees is a Professor of Neurology who has published three books in the last four years: Hurricane Port, The Silent Plague, and Exploring the Victorian Brain. He has also published essays in the Dublin Review of books, including "Hanging Around with the Molecules", on how William Burroughs has influenced his career as a neuroscientist.